[CentOS] [CentOS 6] what really starts x11

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Mon Jul 25 21:12:19 UTC 2011

Jerry Geis wrote:
> Jerry Geis wrote:
>> Jerry Geis wrote:
>> I finally see in /var/log/messages (which I looked at first) that the
>> error. prefdm is respawning too fast...
> WOW - after following the scripts prefdm -> gdm - somehow gdm was not
> even installed.
> Not sure how that can be with a "graphical" install on kickstart and
> asking also @general-desktop and @internet-browser in my kickstart file.

Yeah, they changed the group names, as I think I mentioned last week. To
*stupid* things, like "GNOME Desktop Environment (RPM Fusion Free)".
> Anyway when I did "yum reinstall gdm" it said it wasnt installed.
> so I did "yum install gdm" and it installed - I rebooted and X is now
> running.

Two guesses....


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